Emerging reports claimed that some men of Nigerian Police Force on Tuesday, September 4, raided the Abuja residence of former federal commissioner for information and south south leader, Chief Edwin Clark.
Vanguard reports that the police who searched all the rooms of the elder statesman, alleged that they were in the house to search for arms which they accused him of keeping.
NAIJ.com gathered that the officers who arrived the Asokoro residence of Chief Clark at 1.30pm, left the premises 2.30pm
It was learnt that they did not find any incriminating evidence or ammunition in the house. According to the policemen, the stormed the house on the orders of the inspector- general of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the convoy of Senate president Bukola Saraki was blocked by the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad unit of the Nigeria Police, from leaving his Maitama residence in Abuja.
The policemen reportedly stormed the residence at about 6a.m. and prevented vehicles from coming in or going out of the home of the Senate president. Bamikole Omisore, the special assistant to the Senate president, tweeted that the police blocked the Senate president’s convoy at Lake chad junction on his way to report to the police headquarters upon the last night invitation by the police received at 8pm.